Job Description

Extended Job Title
Administrative Assistant - CATR

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
131001 - Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Position Description
Performs routine administrative support or technical program assistance work. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
The 86th Texas Legislature priorities focused heavily on behavioral/mental health and school safety.  The Campus Alliance for Telehealth Resources (CATR) Project is designated to roll out this program.  The CATR program is led by an executive team including the Director of the Texas Tech Mental Health Institute, the Chair of the Psychiatry Department, and the Executive Vice President and Director for the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health.  This position to be part of this new program.

Serves as the administrative support and clerical expertise for a stand-alone program under the overall direction of
the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health.
  • Assures Sr. Director / leadership and other staff have necessary information for meetings, conference calls, and other activities.
  • Answers phones, processes incoming and outgoing correspondence and tracks status of all correspondence.  Draft, proof, edit correspondence, speeches, independently for readability, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.  Replies to correspondence as assigned.
  • Supplies information from a variety of sources to the Sr. Director / leadership.  Assembles notebooks, presentation, packets, and other handouts as needed.
  • Prepared travel documents, amends travel requirements while traveler is traveling and completes travel vouchers upon return.  Coordinates travel arrangements as assigned by Sr. Director / leadership.
  • Prepares agenda, gathers documents and information, and prepares minutes for meetings as requested.  Assures Sr. Director / leadership has necessary information for meetings, conferences, and other activities.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. 
  • Skillful command of the English language, grammar and spelling.  
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office equipment, filing systems and procedures.  
  • Ability to plan, organize and control the work of a multifaceted office.  
  • Ability to keep or to supervise the keeping of complex records; to assemble and organize data of a complex nature; and to prepare and submit required reports from such records.  
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships and effectively deal with students, faculty, staff, associates, superiors, subordinates, and officials outside the university; effectively deal with potential public relations problems courteously, and tactfully.
  • Experience to provide executive administrative support including preparing, maintaining, and managing a complex calendar and appointments, preparing travel vouchers, and strong computer skills.
  • Proficiency in written and mathematical processes that may be reflected by the completion of high school or the equivalent. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Suitable experience with office equipment commensurate with the level of this position.

HSC - Lubbock

Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Completion of high school or the equivalent. Five years office experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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